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Estadio Único Diego Armando Maradona gets ready to host the semifinal of the U20 World Cup between Italy and Korea Republic. This Italy U20 vs Korea Republic U20 prediction has a close look at the game on June 8.
Italy U20 vs Korea Republic U20 – Best Predictions & Free Betting Tips
Italy were able to overcome Colombia with a 3-1 victory in the quarter-finals of the competition. Meanwhile, Korea had to come away with a narrow 1-0 win over Nigeria in the quarter-finals.
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- 1 Italy U20 vs Korea Republic U20 – Best Predictions & Free Betting Tips
- 2 Top H2H Stats, Recent Form, and Odds for Italy U20 vs Korea Republic U20 Match
- 3 Italy U20 vs Korea Republic U20: Team News, Line-Ups, & Form Analysis
Italy U20 to win
Italy have been solid for majority of the World Cup. Apart from the game against Nigeria that ended up as a 2-0 loss, Italy have made mistakes and this should eventually give them plenty of confidence going into the upcoming game. Korea had to scrape past a mediocre Nigerian team in the quarter-finals. Now, the two teams are facing each other in reaching the finals. The Italy U20 vs Korea Republic U20 Prediction expects a close win for Italy.
Total goals under 2.5
The volume of goals in this game is expected to be minimal. South Korea may not attack in big numbers given that they have not been offensively great to deal with in the first place. Furthermore, there will be plenty of nervousness in the South Korean ranks after having previously not reached the U20 World Cup semi-final in the last two decades. Due to the underdog status, South Korea are expected to be quite defensive. The Italy U20 vs Korea Republic U20 betting tips would go with less than 2.5 goals.
Top H2H Stats, Recent Form, and Odds for Italy U20 vs Korea Republic U20 Match
Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.
These may be some of the best stats regarding the upcoming match between Italy U20 and Korea Republic U20. Now, let us take a look at the odds and probabilities for the game.
Italy U20 odds: 7/10 (1.70) – 58.8%
Draw odds: 27/10 (3.70) – 27%
Korea Republic U20 odds: 4/1 (5.00) – 20%
The Italy U20 vs Korea Republic U20 odds for the match can involve some pretty interesting markets but going with a win for Italy is the most sensible choice. This can be backed at 7/10 (1.70) – 55.6%.
Italy U20 vs Korea Republic U20: Team News, Line-Ups, & Form Analysis
The Italy Under 20 have been pretty impressive point of almost every major part from the game against Nigeria. They have been able to put together a string of wins that could come in handy. Nigeria are likely felt something quite big. Carmine Nunziata comes into the encounter with no injury concerns the squad. Most of the other road presence can be dictated through this option.
Desplanches, Zanotti, Ghilardi, Guarino, Turicchia, Prati, Casadei, Baldanzi, Giovane, Ambrosino, Esposito
Korea Republic U20:
Korea Republic had been a regular for the national team. Coach Eun-joong Kim does not have to worry about any injury concerns. South Korea also have a fully fit squad for this game. The availability of a fully fit squad should make it hard to come up with a weak line up.
Jun-hong, Chang-woo, Seok-hyeon, Ji-soo, Ye-hoon, Sang-yun, Chan-wok, Yong-hak, Joon-ho, Seung-won, Young-jun
Player to Watch: Cesare Casadei
Cesare Casadei has already been able to make a big impact for the Italian team at the FIFA U20 World Cup. The 20-year-old midfielder has been on the scoresheet in three consecutive games for Italy while he has failed to score only once in the World Cup matches. The former Chelsea youth team player has had a stellar World Cup campaign with six goals in total from his five appearances.